College town tackles tough jobs

by Craig Peters of the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal 

Lauren Smith and Jasmine Harper usually volunteer to help with cleaning duties or work with children, so they were itching to try a construction project.

The University of South Carolina Upstate juniors were two of several students left itching after installing insulation at a home in the Clifton area. They had joined the Fuller Center for Housing in helping a homeowner convert a carport into a needed extra bedroom.

“We said, ‘Let’s go do some drywall,’ ” Smith said with a smile.

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